This project seeks to reduce the risks of social exclusion by INTEGRATING the individual into the family, the workplace and the community; by PROVIDING INFORMATION and DIRECTING the individual to the fields of intervention (health, housing, employment, education, etc.) suitable to each situation; SUPPORTING individuals in the fulfilment of their life project.


Assistance, referral and provision of social aid to underprivileged families.

Food support – Mercearia no Centro (Grocer’s at the Centre)

Furniture store

Tutoring Classes
For children belonging to families who receive support from the Centre. Classes take place every Saturday morning during the school year using a team of volunteers.

Legal Support

Pharmacy Support

Social Canteen
Daily meal service, delivered at home or at the Centre, for individuals and families with low income, the elderly, the unemployed, people with disabilities and/or difficulties in getting a job, under the PEA – Programa de Emergência Alimentar – Cantina Social – (Food Emergency Programme), resulting from the protocol established with the Instituto da Segurança Social, IP (Social Security Institute).


VIZINHOS COM ALMA (Neighbours with soul)

MERCEARIA DO CENTRO (Grocer’s at the Center)

Partnerships that support this project:

Cascais Mais Solidário 
(Cascais City Council)

Zero desperdício- Zero Waste 
(Dar e Acordar Association / Cascais City Council)

Programa de emergência Alimentar –  Emergency Feeding Programme – Social Canteen
(Social Security)

PCAAC – Programa Comunitário de Ajuda Alimentar a Carenciados – Food distribution programme 
(Social Security)

Banco Alimentar Contra a Fome – Food bank 

Banco Farmacêutico – Pharmaceutical bank

Farmácia Progresso 

Families Support Project - Asked Questions

The Center only assists and supports social interventions in Carcavelos area.

Monday – 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday – 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. </ p>

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Joana Levita

Joana Levita

Isabel Botelho

Isabel Botelho
social worker


Monday – 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesdays – 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.